eyes rove

Definition of eyes rove


  1. —used to say that a person is looking all around a place for something His eyes roved the room in search of her.

Word by Word Definitions

eyeplay eyes
  1. :  a specialized light-sensitive sensory structure of animals that in nearly all vertebrates, most arthropods, and some mollusks is the image-forming organ of sight

    :  the nearly spherical usually paired hollow organ of sight in vertebrates that is filled with a jellylike material, is lined with a photosensitive retina, and is lodged in a bony orbit in the skull

    :  all the visible structures within and surrounding the orbit and including eyelids, eyelashes, and eyebrows

  1. :  to fix the eyes on :  look at

    :  contemplate, consider

    :  to watch or study closely

  1. :  to move aimlessly :  roam

    :  to wander through or over

  1. :  an act or instance of wandering

  1. : past tense and past participle ofreeve

  1. :  to join (textile fibers) with a slight twist and draw out into roving

  1. :  roving

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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